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Why Basic Income Can Never Be A Progressive Solution

There have been an increased call for a universal basic income (UBI), and the idea is being trialled in a few places. Here are two short articles for and against the idea. Is it simply welfare and should it be resisted by progressive and trade union groups because it can easily become a means of subsiding increased exploitation by employers?  Philippe van Parijs argues fior the UBI, whilst Francine Mestrum calls for solidarity in another direction

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